Life Lessons: Malcolm Graham
The longtime public official and businessman assesses his life, and the nation’s, two years after his sister’s murder in a Charleston church
By GREG LACOUR
Published: 2017.05.24 06:23 AM
ON JUNE 17, 2015, a 21-year-old white supremacist named Dylann Roof shot and killed nine black people during Bible study at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina. It was a tragedy and shock for the nation and a personal horror for Charlottean Malcolm Graham, a Charleston native, former Charlotte City Council member, and former N.C. Senator. His older sister, Cynthia Graham Hurd, was one of the victims.